Tourmalet and Angliru

There is less than a month left for the Lap 2023 see the light The presentation will be on Tuesday, January 10, at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, ​​the city from which the race will start on August 26 and conclude on September 17 in Madrid. “It will be a spectacular Tour. It is what is intended with the route that we are finalizing and I think it will be liked a lot”, revealed Javier Guillén, director of the race, in a recent act. As AS was able to learn, the race will go through three countries (Spain, Andorra and France) and a total of nine Autonomous Communities will be the arrival and/or end of the stage over the 21 days. A priori, the following are the ones with the most possibilities, some of them already fully confirmed: Catalonia, the Valencian Community, Murcia, Castilla y León, Aragón, Navarra, Asturias, Cantabria and Madrid will be part of the route. Unlike the 2022 edition, with a big southern presence (Andalusia in particular), this time it will be the northern half of the country the protagonist of the race.

Regarding the mountainthey will be around eight the Arrivals in tall for the 2023 edition, with a last week full of hardness. Yes indeedthere will be two peaks that will have their own identity: the French Tourmalet, which will also be promoted this year in the men’s and women’s Tour de France, and the Angliru, which returns two years later to the Spanish round. In 2020, in the return of the pandemic, the upload was made without public and the intention of the authorities Asturian women is that by then the roads are crowded with people. From the local media, they point out that another great peak, such as the Covadonga Lakes, also in Asturias, was being contemplated by the organizers.

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As expected, following the trend in recent years, There will also be unprecedented hilltop finishes in La Vuelta, and the Miserat in Alicante, recently paved and with ramps of more than 20%, It is one of those that sounds strong. What is confirmed is that the race will begin with a team time trial in Barcelona, ​​and on the second day there will be a finish on the always demanding ascent to Montjuïc. It will be the third day when the race reaches Andorra, with the first finish up. After said day, the peloton will return to Spainsince the Pyrenean incursion on French soil is not expected until the second week, and it will be in demanding consecutive days, because upon returning from France, the race will enter through Navarra, with Belagua and Lekunberri (who left such a good taste in the mouth with the triumph of Marc Soler in 2020), as probable arrivals.

Also, in addition to the team time trial that will open the race, there will be an individual one in the middle of the race, located near (possibly after) a rest day, with all the lights in Valladolid. “Negotiations are advanced,” says the Valladolid city council. Another of the great novelties that will affect the race is that the World Cup will be held before La Vuelta (and after the Tour), and not after the Spanish round as usual. For now, riders like Juan Ayuso will be on the start list. In January, all tour.

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